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Motorhead

These 11 punk-rock drummers defined the 1980s

Welcome to Alternative Press’ selection of the 1980s’ 11 best punk drummers. One key factor happened that changed it, and the character of its...
Ian Mackaye

Check out these rare photos of punk legends, as captured by Jim Saah

“People were commenting about this one photo I took of Marginal Man that was in the inner sleeve of their record ,” mused veteran...
The Rolling Stones

11 bands that prove the Rolling Stones’ influence on punk was enormous

The Rolling Stones invented the very notion of the modern rock ‘n’ roll band. Which means, in turn, their impact on punk rock and...
Bob Mould

Punk legend Bob Mould on unleashing his need to scream with ‘Blue Hearts’

"Government authorize education/(Don't mean a thing)/They'll teach you what they want you to think/(Don't mean a thing)/Saturation of stars and stripes/(Don't mean a thing)/The...

The 10 best punk drummers of the 1970s displayed great skill and power

“You’re only as good as your drummer,” Clash singer/rhythm guitarist Joe Strummer lamented in their documentary Westway To The World, as he recounted Nicky...
Ska's influence on punk

How ska paved the way for punk… and took over the world along the...

“We’re the Interrupters! We’re from Los Angeles, California!” the young guitarist announces over a fanfare, as the camera pulls back and reveals a four-piece...
Amyl And The Sniffers interview

Amyl And The Sniffers on the artistic growth that led to their new album

“Energy, good energy and bad energy/I've got plenty of energy,” Amy Taylor wails seconds into Melbourne, Australia aggro-punks Amyl And The Sniffers’ freshly released...
10 bands influenced by the Ramones

These 10 bands showcase the Ramones’ undying influence on music

Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 25, 2021: The 1965 Mosrite Ventures II electric guitar played by Johnny Ramone on every Ramones album from 1977 onward and...
Best punk singers of the 2010s

The 10 best punk vocalists of the 2010s upheld tradition in a new era

Welcome to Alternative Press’ 10 best punk vocalists of the ‘10s. As we noted when counting down punk’s greatest guitarists of this period, the...

1998’s top 15 punk albums simultaneously changed and preserved the form

Top 15 punk albums of 1998? You’d be forgiven for thinking that there weren’t any in the year the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal dominated...